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Speeches and Presentations by Former Former NSF Deputy Director Dr. Kathie L. Olsen

2008  |  2007  |  2006  |  2005


October 21, 2008
“Science and Education in the 21st Century: Samarbeid Innen Forskning”
Washington, DC
Also see: the slides.

September 15, 2008
"Transforming Life at the Boundaries of Disciplines," 33rd International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves
Pasadena, California
Also see: the slides.

September 8, 2008
"Neuroinformatics: Past Contributions, Current Challenges, and Future Possibilities"
Stockholm, Sweden
Also see: the slides.

May 15, 2008
"One Friend to Another", University of Arizona, College of Science Convocation, Centennial Hall
Tucson, Ariz.

March 7, 2008
House of Sweden Innovation and Technology Seminar, Understanding the Brain through Informatics: INCF @ Karolinska
Washington, D.C.


October 17, 2007
Testimony Before the Committee on Science and Technology's Subcommittee on Research and Science Education on NSF's Role in Advancing Women's Participation in Academic Science and Engineering
Washington, DC

October 2, 2007
A Proposed Global Science Forum Workshop, "Complex Systems and the Science of Unanticipated Consequences and Unrealized Opportunities"
Istanbul, Turkey
Also see: the slides.

August 20, 2007
"The Power of Community", Remarks at the Gulf Coast Post-Katrina Forum
Biloxi, MS
Also see: the slides.

June 24, 2007
"Fostering the Phantasmagorical Future of Neuroscience at the National Science Foundation", Presentation to the 11th Annual Meeting of the Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology (Slides)
Pacific Grove, CA

June 7, 2007
"NSF: Stewards of the Federal Investment in Basic Research", Presentation to the Council on Governmental Relations (Slides)
Washington, DC

April 6, 2007
Science Policy 101: Building Our Future, Miller Center Forum, University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
Also see: the slides.

April 4, 2007
"National Science Foundation: Pioneering Space Weather Research," Space Weather Enterprise Forum, National Air & Space Museum
Washington, DC
Also see: the slides.

March 3, 2007
"Progressive Pursuits to Prevent Professional Paresis," Association of Medical School Neuroscience Department Chairs Annual Meeting
Dana Point, CA
Also see: the slides.

January 17, 2007
Remarks, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Commemoration
Arlington, VA


December 8, 2006
"Shaping the Workforce: NSF Graduate Student Support," Council of Graduate Schools Annual Meeting
Washington, DC
Also see: the slides.

August 9, 2006
Remarks, Strategic Plan Update
Arlington, VA
Also see: the slides.

March 23, 2006
Living "Smart" in a World with Technology, International Technology Educators Association Annual Conference
Baltimore, MD
Also see: the slides.

January 19, 2006
Remarks, ARCS Winter Meeting
Washington, DC


October 31, 2005
"Working Together: U.S.-Norway Cooperation in Science and Education," The Norwegian Research & Technology Forum in the United States and Canada
Washington, DC
Also see: the slides.

October 9, 2005
"Project Kaleidoscope: Sixteen Years of Excellence in Finding 'What Works' in Undergraduate STEM Education", PKAL Leadership Meeting
Baltimore, MD
Also see: the slides.